Parry Bay Ocean Retreat is an executive, architecturally designed home located on the shore of Parry Bay, with a private beach. Built in the middle of one acre, it is at the meeting point of the ocean ecosystem and the Pacific North West rain forest. It offers spectacular views of the ocean and of Hurricane Ridge in the Olympic Mountain Range across the Juan de Fuca Strait in Washington State. The 2,000 square feet residence offers 3 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, a large living room and dining room with an impressive slate fireplace and cathedral ceilings. You will find all the luxury commodities you need to enjoy a relaxing vacation stainless... steel appliances, gas Weber BBQ, WiFi, flat screen TV, washer dryer, and a hot tub on the outside deck.
Parry Bay Ocean Retreat offers wide, open spaces to cook, eat, relax together indoor and outdoor. Each bedroom has its own private deck facing the ocean and its own bathroom. Two bedrooms are located on the second floor the master bedroom is equipped with a king size bed, a walk-in closet, an ensuite with a large standing shower and a big bathtub. The blue room has a queen size bed and its own fully equipped bathroom. The third bedroom is on the main floor and is equipped with a single sized bunk bed which is perfect for children. The large and fully equipped kitchen has stainless steel appliances and every cooking tool you may need to cook a gourmet meal. You can also use the Weber BBQ on the deck attendant to the kitchen. Whether you eat inside or outside, you are always feasting on gorgeous ocean views.
This is a unique property surrounded by flower gardens, a pebble and sand beach, and a fern canyon with native ecosystem plants at the back of the house. Lounging in Adirondack chairs in the garden, watch bald eagles dive in the ocean to retrieve their dinner while blue herons calmly perch on floating seaweed. Laugh at otters somersaulting in water, or be amazed by killer whales swimming by. On any given day, you will see deer, rabbits, and a variety of forest and sea birds. The beach is furnished with driftwood logs where you can sit comfortably while kids play in the sand you enjoy the sunset.You can walk along the coast for a couple of kilometers, or use nearby trails to hike to your hearts content. With kayaks, go paddling around the little islands, mingling with sea lions and seals, watching the orange beak oyster catchers feast on sea shells.
As Parry Bay Ocean Retreat is in the rural community of Metchosin, famous for its artistic population, you can spend days visiting several artists listed in the famous Stinking Fish Studio Tour Metchosin is an aboriginal word meaning stinking fish, referring to whales that occasionally beach themselves on our shores. There are several pubs and restaurants in the Westshore communities, shopping centers, a Cineplex theatre, a recreation center with a large pool with ozone water no chlorine with a fabulous kid pool and huge waterslide, several high-end golf courses, and tennis courses. Or go cycling for miles on the super safe Galloping Goose trail. The Victoria General Hospital 15 minutes away, and there several medical walk-in clinics within minutes.If Victoria city life appeals to you, you are only 20 minutes away. Our world-class city with the oldest Chinatown in Canada, its seaside promenade and museums, antique stores and concert halls is sure to entertain you for many hours.
Parry Bay Ocean Retreat is the perfect place for a rural vacation home that offers you great city life next door while sheltering you in a calm, relaxing, and healthy environment. Soak in the hot tub with a glass of champagne then go to sleep listening to waves breaking on the shore, and wake up renewed, to bird songs.
Additional amenities include: video game console, board games, wood stove, security system, blow dryer, coffee maker, food processor, children's facilities, ocean access, cd player, sandy beach, cooking and eating utensils, tape player, iron and ironing board, pond/ koi pond, baby amenities, binoculars, bicycles, kettle, pots and pans, washer and dryer, coffee grinder, beach access, oven/stove, barbeque utensils, boat.
3 Bedroom Victoria Ocean Front Home with Hot Tub and Private Beach Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Additional Location Information
Victoria British Columbia is known internationally as The Garden City of Canada. When you arrive in this exquisite place you will quickly realize that the gardens, parks and flowers that abound here are only scratching the surface of the joy and beauty that awaits you in British Columbia's capital city. Situated on the sheltered side of the Southern tip of Vancouver Island, Victoria, BC boasts a downtown core reminiscent of Europe and steeped in old English charm. As the city is situated on the Juan de Fuca Strait and faces the Olympic Mountains in Washington State. Everywhere you look there are either beautiful ocean or stunning mountain views.
Victoria boasts an amazing climate found only on the west coast of Canada. Our temperate climate of mild year-round temperatures provides a perfect medium for the green lush gardens you will experience here. In the atmosphere of Victoria's old world charm and European flair, there are excellent services to be found, which include some of the best dining in Canada, both modern and old world pubs, famous locations for afternoon teas, excellent indoor and outdoor shopping, and a host of fresh-air activities. Victoria, B.C., is the ultimate destination whether you are a honeymooner, a family, retiree or just looking to get away to a very clean and safe city in the Pacific North West.
The areas around Victoria include Sidney, Sooke, Metchosen, East Sooke and The West Side. If you are looking for a way to get away from the business of the city but yet be close to the action should you choose to go for dinner or a show, Victoria and the areas around Victoria are ideal for this kind of holiday. Remote living is less than 1 hour from downtown in places like East Sooke or French Beach. The parks, the sand, the trees, the museums, the sights to see, Victoria has it all.
Victoria and surrounding areas are found on the Southern portion of Vancouver Island, located off the west side of Canada. Vancouver Island is a very large island with more than 1 million people in total and an area of 32,134 km2. Most of the Island is made up of spectacular wild areas where bear, cougar, eagle and salmon make their home. The rest of the island makes for an excellent place to holiday. Sun, sand, beaches and beautiful clean cities await you!
Last updated on July 22, 2014
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